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Brewed by Vakka-Suomen Panimo
Style: Imperial IPA
Uusikaupunki, Finland
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RATINGS: 95   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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Brewed in collaboration with Anders Kissmeyer.

Suodattamaton vaaleahko pintahiivaolut. Täyteläinen ja todella voimakkaasti humaloitu makunautinto, kuuden eri mallaslaadun ja seitsemän eri humalan moniulotteinen kokonaisuus.


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2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
rosenbergh (8316) - Tampere, - JUN 29, 2012
Draught at SOPP Lahti 2012. Cloudy deep amber colour with small off-white head. Aroma is a bit cloying. Strong alcohol, mild hops, caramel malt and Flavour is malt, mild hops, alcohol and something not quite hitting the spot. Dark fruits, sweetness and no freshness at all. Disappointment to be honest. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 7/20
stoigniew (80) - Łęczna, POLAND - APR 25, 2015
W aromacie nuty kwaśne, podchodzące pod belgijskie, nachalne, gryzące, zapach włoszczyzny i warzyw. W smaku ewidentny por i natka pietruszki, nie rozpoznaje żadnego chmielu. Nieco plastiku, goryczka jest mocna, solidna i hardkorowa od samego początku. Piwo ma datę do sierpnia wiec jeszcze 4 miechy i nie ma mowy o przeterminowaniu. Nigdy w życiu nie piłem wadliwego Double IPA - to pierwsze IPA, które mnie przeciąża. Ciężko pijalne.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Svesse (6857) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - APR 3, 2015
(Draught at Bryggeri Helsinki, Helsinki, 30 March 2015) Reddish amber colour with dense, beige head. Malty, fruity nose with citrus, caramel, orange marmalade, treacle-toffee and resin. Malty, fruity taste with notes of citrus, grapefruit, caramel, resiny hops and a finish with a certain alcohol bite and a generous resiny bitterness. Almost full body, with a certain sweetness. Solid and well made DIPA. Very nice.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Turboninja (179) - Tampere, FINLAND - APR 1, 2015
Tap @ Artturi, Tampere, Finland. Medium, bitter and sour aroma with sweet dark fruits and a hint of butter. Orange/brown color with medium hazy liquid and medium white head. Strong/medium taste with ripe peach and other fruits, some plum. Bitter and bit unbalanced. Medium taste spectrum and medium aftertaste with sweet malts and some fruity aromas. Medium/light body with medium carbonation. Overall taste gives better picture than taste, bit raw but individual.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jukkar (46) - FINLAND - MAR 16, 2015
Not hoppy enough. Nice color and head, hazy. Taste is ok, but I have drink better IPAs.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
nihtila (1489) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 12, 2015
22.5.2014. Fruity, hoppy aroma, and taste. Ok, not special, a bit taste of alcohol. Not enough in this category.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Nordcore (1115) - Lyngen alps, NORWAY - MAR 11, 2015
Bottle 50 cl. Amber, hazy with a minimal head. Aroma of hops, caramel and malt. Medium bitter with warm hops and alc. End.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Wim (3071) - Weelde, BELGIUM - MAR 8, 2015
with yves at his home hazy brown colored body with an off white head and with a spicy yeast hop aroma a spicy hop fruity caramel sweet very bitter dry taste with a alcholic bitter finish

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Yves (2508) - Turnhout, BELGIUM - FEB 22, 2015
Shared with wim at my home. Slightly hazy amber colored beer with medium off-white head and medium carbonation. Full sparkling palate. Finish is hopped bitter with some fruity hints.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Borresteijn (5258) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - FEB 8, 2015
50cl Bottle, tfs Harmen! Hazy amber-orange colour, off-white head. Aroma of sweet fruits, oranges, pine, lots of pine and spruce actually, caramel. Flavour is sweet, malty, caramel, spruce, pine, resin, orange, quite bitter. When the beer warms up more fruity notes appear, which I prefer over the piney stuff. Medium bodied. Nice.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Hideipa (22) - Quebec, CANADA - JAN 18, 2015
De couleur orange-brunâtre et opaque, elle laisse une jolie mousse beige qui colle au verre. On distingue un arôme houblonné floral et résineux ainsi qu’une touche sucrée caramel. En bouche, on retrouve une résine qui donne une amertume bien dosée. Cette amertume est accompagnée par un malt très caramel voire quelques petites notes de torréfactions. Peu de note d’agrume. Finale toute en amertume et en caramel. Corps assez rond (moyen à fort) avec une texture huileuse.


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